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Aleena Ariz
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Published: Aug 24, 2018 | 51 Views

Best restaurants and cafes in andaman islands

“One cannot think well, Love well, Sleep well, If one has not dined Well!! ” - Virginia Woolf

You have been to numerous islands, had a sunbath at the golden sand beaches, taken a walk in the lush green mangrove forest and dived in and out of the sea to experience the mesmerising coral life and after every set of adventure your tummy growls for its fuel.


Don’t you worry, as Andaman and Nicobar Islands are not only heavenly in their natural beauty but are also one of the places where delectable cuisine is one of the prime attractions.


Local Food Of Andaman And Nicobar Islands


The Andaman Islands are a treasure land for seafood lovers as they are surrounded by water and the aquatic life not only serves as eye relaxing natural phenomena but also plays a major role in being the main cuisine of these Islands.



Prawns, Cattle fish, Crabs, Lobsters, Shrimps and what not are the leading menu holders but despite these, the Andaman Islands maintain multicultural taste and cuisine for people of different taste and choices. The food in these islands have the influence of South Indian cuisine a lot and therefore use of spices, and coconut and coconut oil is abundant.



But fret not, if you are not into seafood neither interested in South Indian taste, there are a lot of other varieties and types of different cuisines ranging from typical North Indian to Bangladeshi to whatever a person requires.

And not only is the Non-Veg in hype but also there is a huge variety of luscious Veg meals all over the place. The natives on these islands or we can say Andamanese are influenced by tribal ways and therefore still carry their food identity and ways dictated by their lineage to hunt and eat food and they are also known at times to consume raw meat. Their diet includes meat of turtles, wild boars, fishes and other natural food resources through those islands.



Here is a list of some local cuisines of Andaman and Nicobar Islands.


1) Grilled Lobsters



2) Fish Curry



3) Fried Shrimps



4) Barbeques



5) Curried Prawns



6) Tandoori Fish



7) Squid, Crab Soups



8) Pomphret fish



Some Fishes locally sold by the name as Bhangdi, Tarini, Chanda, chocolate fishes (These are small saltwater fishes)

Where to lay your hands to chow these yummy and exotic nosh?

Here is a list of 10 Restaurants and Cafes of Andaman and Nicobar Islands to guide you to your mouth watering experience

1) Bayview at Sinclairs


Get mouth-watering dishes here ranging from local to continental with an awestruck view of the beautiful sea.



Cuisines: Indian, Seafood, Continental, and more

Timings: Open on all the days from 7:30 AM to 10:30 PM

Cost: NA

Location: South Point, Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands


2) Full Moon Café


Run by an Irish-Indian couple, Full Moon cafe provides you with peaceful ambience along with delicious seafood under thatched-roof.



Cuisines: Indian, Seafood, American, and Asian

Timings: Open on all the days from 7:00 AM to 11:00 PM

Cost: ₹ 500 for two

Location: Dive India, Beach 5, Havelock Island, India


3) New Lighthouse Restaurant


Savour the finger-licking grilled fish, lobster, crabs and prawns in an open-air, comfortable environment nearby to the Marina Park.



Cuisines: Indian (Veg), Seafood, Asian

Timings: Open on all the days from 10:00 AM to 10:30 PM

Cost: ₹ 800 for two

Location: Rajiv Gandhi Nagar, Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands


4) Barefoot Restaurant At Havelock


Experience the most amazing dining in Havelock with delicious mouth-watering cuisines and wines only at the Barefoot restaurant.



Cuisines: Continental, Indian, and Seafood

Timings: NA

Cost: NA

Location: Beach No. 7, Radhanagar Village, Havelock Island, Andaman and Nicobar Islands


5) Fat Martin Café


Want to try some Indian food like dosa, paneer tikkas, rolls? Must visit Fat Martin's cafe in Havelock Island. You can try Nutella dosa here, which you won't find anywhere else.



Cuisines: Indian, South Indian

Timings: Open on all the days from 7:00 AM to 11:00 PM

Cost: ₹ 300 for two

Location: Near Kala Pathar Road, Havelock Island, Andaman and Nicobar Islands


6) Anju Coco


Get the best-grilled tuna on the island at Anju coco, which serves a large variety of delicious dishes at a low cost.



Cuisines: Seafood, American

Timings: Open on all the days from 8:00 AM to 10:30 PM

Cost: ₹ 250 for two

Location: Beach No. 5, Vijay Nagar, Havelock Island, Andaman and Nicobar Islands


7) Bonova Cafe And Pub


Make your dinner unforgettable with the alluring Bonova Cafe. This cafe is a beautiful one having classic ambience and serving sumptuous food.



Cuisines: Indian, Thai, Continental, and Chinese

Timings: Open on all the days from 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM

Cost: ₹ 1,000 for two

Location: Beach Number 2, Govind Nagar Beach, Havelock, Andaman and Nicobar Islands


8) Annapurna Restaurant


Is it getting hard for you to find vegetarian food on the island filled with seafood? Must visit this heaven for vegans called Annapurna Restaurant.



Cuisines: Pure Vegetarian and Chinese

Timings: Open on all the days from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM

Cost: ₹ 500 for two

Location: 71 MG Road, Opposite Model School, Aberdeen Bazar, Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands


9) Amaya Lounge Bar


Take your partner to this romantic lounge named Amaya Lounge Bar for the dinner to have the best honeymoon in the Andaman Islands.



Cuisines: Multi-cuisine

Timings: NA

Cost: NA

Location: SeaShell Hotel, Marine Hill, Port Blair


10) Mandalay Restaurant


Dig into the seafood or Indian and Chinese cuisines at Mandalay Restaurant, which has a splendid view of Ross Island and a lighthouse.



Cuisines: Indian, Asian, and Chinese

Timings: Open on all the days from 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM

Cost: ₹ 600 for two

Location: Fortune Resort Bay Island, Marine Hill, Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands





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